Law and Policy

Examining laws that govern sport which are critical for protection of athletes and the governing of sports bodies.

Football Argentina

A Whitewashed Nation: Race and Football in Argentina

Written by Kartik Sundar  If you were to walk down the streets of Buenos Aires, you would be forgiven for thinking you were somewhere in...
Olympics

A Host of Complications: Of International Sporting Events and Diplomacy

Written by Kartik Sundar 3.6 billion. That figure represents almost half the world’s total population. It is also the estimated number of people who tuned...

Qatar’s Rocky Road to 2022

2017 was a turbulent year for the State of Qatar. Qatar’s involvement with regional actors such as Hamas and Iran were seen as acts...

Indian Cricket is Short of Breath

Written by Sourya Reddy  The T20 between India and Bangladesh that was played on November 3rd, 2019 was a hazy one to remember. Not because...
Caster Semenya

In Search of a Level Playing Field: Where Do Transgender and Hyperandrogenous Athletes Go?

Co-authored by Tia Matthew and Manasvin Andra  “We all transition at a different rate, and twelve months as a policy for everyone is just the...

On Shaky Ground: The I-League’s Uncertain Future

Written by Suyash Tiwari  The last couple of months have been an uncomfortable period for Indian football. As the I-League clubs struggle to maintain their...
World Cup Russia

Racism on the World Stage: Russia and the FIFA World Cup

Written by Kartik Sundar Imagine having slogged on the football field day in and day out for your entire life, all to work up to...
Breaking Down University Sports Quotas

Breaking Down University Sports Quotas

Researched by Ajith Kidambi Presented & edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav University sports quotas provide budding athletes with the opportunity to receive a decent...
Cricket

Turning Back Time: Cricket in the USA

Written by Arvind Pennathur   It is peculiar that cricket, the second most popular sport in the world, is practically non-existent in arguably the most influential...
Then Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr. M.S. Gill with the Indian Hockey Team who won the Silver medal , at Major Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium, in New Delhi on October 14, 2010

Indian Hockey: Playing with a Fractured Spine

The Indian men’s hockey team is the most successful team in Olympic history with 8 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals. As India’s...